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Roche’s Cancer Drug Sales Continue To Grow, May Face Competition In Medium Term

by Trefis Team
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche Holdings (NASDAQ:RHHBY) released its Q3 2014 earnings and nine month year-to-date results last week, and they were not bad. The company’s pharmaceutical sales grew by 4% on constant exchange rate basis led a...
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SAP Lowers FY14 Profit Guidance On Faster Cloud Expansion

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Shares of SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) trended lower after the company reported lower than estimated profit in Q3FY14, with shares declining about 5% on Monday, October 20. Q3’14 revenues stood at €4,256 million, marginally higher than consensus estim...
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TI Reports A Strong Q3’14 & Believes Its Business Remains Healthy

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Defying the general view that chip demand might slow down into the year end and early next year, Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) reported a strong Q3 2014 and believes that its business remains healthy. Microchips’s revenue miss earlier this...
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Comcast’s Q3 Earnings Preview: Pay-TV Subscriber Trends And NBCUniversal In Focus

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Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) will report its Q3 2014 earnings on October 23. While we expect steady growth in the broadband business, we are eager to see how pay-TV subscriber additions trended in the quarter. The company lost 144,000 subscribers in th...
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Microsoft Earnings Preview: Focus on Hardware And Cloud Sales

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Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is set to announce its Q1 FY 2015  earnings on Thursday, October 23. (Fiscal years end with June.)   Microsoft is undergoing change in its business as it focuses less on the aging operating systems business, which is depen...
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Constant Contact To Retain Its Growth Momentum In Q3 2014

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Constant Contact (NASDAQ:CTCT), the digital marketing service provider for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), will release its Q3 2014 earnings on October 23rd. In the first half of fiscal 2014, the company experienced 16% growth in revenue ($1...
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Unilever Earnings Preview: Home And Personal Care Products Should Mask Weakness In Foods’ Portfolio

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Unilever (NYSE:UL) is scheduled to report Q3FY14 results on October 23, 2014. Last month, the company warned of slower market growth for consumer goods during its presentation at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference. In the fir...
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Amazon Pre-Earnings: Electronics and General Merchandise Will Drive Growth, But Profitability Could Disappoint

by Trefis Team
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been primarily focused on growing its revenues.  In a quest to gain scale, management has made growth the priority over improving margins, reinvesting profits through both lower pricing and higher expenditures.  Its low p...
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Trends In Silver Demand By The Solar Photovoltaic Industry

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Silver and gold are compared to each other as both metals are viewed by investors as inflation hedges and safe haven investments. However, in addition to its characteristic as a safe haven investment, silver is widely used in industrial applicati...
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Beechcraft Acquisition Lifts Textron’s Results As The Business Jet Market Improves

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Textron (NYSE:TXT) reported solid growth in its third quarter results on higher business jet deliveries and cost synergies from the acquisition of Beechcraft, the maker of King Air turboprops. The company’s third quarter revenue rose 18% an...
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Dow Chemical To Draw Earnings Growth From Thicker Margins

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The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) is scheduled to announce its 2014 third quarter earnings on October 22. We expect the company to primarily draw growth from thicker margins as a result of productivity cost savings and higher operating leverage...
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Caterpillar’s Earnings Preview: Revenue And Profits Could Decline On Poor Mining And Construction Sales

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Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) will announce its second quarter earnings Thursday, October 23. The maker of mining and construction machinery is coming off a good second quarter in which despite a decline in revenue, its profits rose on gains from cost r...
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Price Hikes & Increased Customer Traffic Drive Chipotle’s Q3 Revenues

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Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) delivered yet another impressive performance in its third quarter results on October 20, sustaining the strong momentum witnessed in the first half of the year. The company reported a 31.1% year-over-year (y-o-y)...
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Network Airlines’ Earnings Preview: United & American Will Likely Post Healthy Third Quarter Results

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United (NYSE:UAL) and American (NASDAQ:AAL) will announce their third quarter results Thursday, October 23. These large network carriers are coming off a good second quarter in which they reported sharp growth in profit on higher demand for air t...
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China Mobile’s Q3 Earnings Fall On Rising Competition And Higher Taxes

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China Mobile (NYSE:CHL), the world’s largest wireless carrier, continued to see pressure for the fifth straight quarter with net income declining over 12% year-over-year (y-o-y) to about RMB 25 billion ($4 billion) in Q3 2014. This decline ...
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